11 Navy ships to be decommissioned in 2013

11 Navy ships to be decommissioned in 2013

11 Navy ships to be decommissioned in 2013

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Posted on March 15, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 11:36 PM

NORFOLK -- Three Norfolk-based ships are among 11 on schedule to be removed from the fleet, the Navy said.  

The carrier USS Enterprise, frigate USS Carr and cruiser Anzio will be deactivated in 2013, according to the Navy Times.

The Navy says Carr's post-Navy life is designated for foreign military sale. Anzio will be dismantled. The carrier, the oldest in the U.S. Navy fleet, will move to a shipyard and await decommissioning.

FY 2013 decommissioning schedule:
Oct. 31: frigate Crommelin
Feb. 15: frigate Underwood
Feb. 27: frigate Curts
March 15: carrier Enterprise
March 15: frigate Carr
March 22: frigate Klakring
March 31: cruisers Cowpens, Norfolk-based Anzio, Vicksburg and Port Royal
Aug. 30: frigate Reuben James

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